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Andrew Russeth

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Art Fairs

At the AIPAD Photography Show, Bits of Museum Shows, Past and Present

Works by Jessica Eaton and Hannah Whitaker at M+B.

If you haven’t had the chance to see the photography shows that New York museums have staged recently, the Association of International Photography Art Dealers fair, which runs at the Park Avenue Armory through Sunday, offers quite a few opportunities to get up to date, since many of its more than 80 exhibitors have brought works by photographers that have popped up in the city recently. (And, of course, if you have been assiduous in your museum going, you’ll have the chance to revisit work, and perhaps come across a few surprises.) Read More

links

Morning Links: Martial Raysse Edition

'Snack,' 1964. (Photo by Art Digital Studio/Luxembourg & Dayan)

Katya Kazakina on the current enthusiasm for “forgotten artists” like Martial Raysse and Germaine Richier. “I said goodbye to America a long time ago,” Mr. Raysse said. “This kind of recognition is sweet.” [Bloomberg]

Zuni Indians ask Europe to return their art. [NYT]

“Was a $3.7 million painting taken out with the trash?” [WSJ] Read More

Awards

AICA-USA Announces Awards, Zwirner’s Reinhardt Exhibition Takes First Place for New York Commercial Show

Number one. (Courtesy David Zwirner)

The United States section of the International Association of Art Critics has announced the winners of its annual awards, which were voted on by its more than 400 members. David Zwirner’s superb Ad Reinhardt show, organized by Rob Storr, took top honors in the Best Show in a Commercial Space in New York category, with Gagosian’s “Painted on 21st Street: Helen Frankenthaler from 1950 to 1959,” organized by John Elderfield, garnering second place. Read More

On View

‘Paul P.: The Homosexual Lovers Throughout the Ages Party’ at Broadway 1602

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Over the past decade, the artist Paul P. has established himself as a Victorian aesthete, a master draughtsman and a connoisseur of nostalgia. He has depicted romantic, Old World scenes and dewy-eyed portraits of young men, often topless, his careful handling of pencil and paint obscuring their origins in 1970s and ’80s pornography. In the course of becoming his generation’s John Singer Sargent, he has hazarded charges of preciousness but has almost always managed to stay one step ahead of the twee by coming at the past from oblique emotional and artistic angles. Read More

Reviewing Artforum

Reviewing Artforum’s Advertisements: April 2014

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Artforum, April 2014

Hot stuff in this April issue of Artforum. Perhaps hottest of all? Christine Mehring on Sigmar Polke’s storied 1976 Düsseldorf retrospective, which was organized by none other than Benjamin H.D. Buchloh. (Polke made a rather unexpected intervention in the show.) Also cool: a Top 10 from Pauline Oliveros, J. Hoberman on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Michael Snow show and quite a bit more. Read More